Ulyana Desiderio, PhD
DIRECTOR, BIOHEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Ulyana Desiderio currently serves as the Director of BioHealth and Life Sciences for the Maryland Department of Commerce. She leads efforts that support the growth of Maryland’s life sciences community, including job creation, capital investment and new business formation. Prior to joining Commerce, Ulyana served as Chief Scientific Officer for the American Society of Hematology, the largest international medical association dedicated to blood diseases. Ulyana holds Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and is an alumna of the Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.